The Lost Words

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BAMB Beautiful Book Award 2017Hay Festival Book of the YearTHE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER’Fast becoming a cultural phenomenon… Adapted as a choral work, a theatrical performance, stitched into embroidered braille, whisper[ed] the words through the trees of the National Forest in Derbyshire…[It] will likely be came upon by a generation of children’ Guardian’My top book of the year’ Susan Hill, Spectator’Gorgeous to have a look at and to read. Give it to a child to bring back the magic of language – and its scope’ Jeanette Winterson, Guardian ‘The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I have read this year’ Frank Cottrell-Boyce, ObserverFrom bestselling Landmarks writer Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & writer Jackie MorrisAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children’s lives., These are the words of the flora and fauna – Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. The wealthy landscape of wild imagination and wild play is abruptly fading from our children’s minds.’Gorgeous’ ObserverThe Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. This is a joyful celebration of nature words and the flora and fauna they invoke., With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning creator Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.’Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty’ Alex Preston, Observer

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